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What is EMERGE?

The EMERGE-HISD program prepares talented HISD students from underserved communities to successfully attend and graduate from Ivy League and other top-tier colleges.

College readiness
Contact Us
Hattie Mae White ESC
4400 West 18th St.
Houston, Tx. 77092
Contact number: 713-556-7294
Emerge Fellowship
EMERGE-HISD partners with
EMERGE Fellowship.
Phuong Ta
Former EMERGE student

"Out of more than 120 applications, I was honored to be selected to be in the first cohort of EMERGE with 11 other Chavez Fellows."
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Julissa Alcantar Martinez
Principal, Davis HS

"I, too, am inspired to create a change within our school and our course offerings as well as our extracurricular opportunities ..."
Felipe Guillen
2015 State of the Schools

The EMERGE program was highlighted at HISD's State of the Schools 2015. Felipe Guillen gave a moving speech about his experiences in EMERGE and how they led him to Stanford University.